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Old 01-11-2014, 12:49 PM   #1
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LT TIRE UPDATE.

thanks to all on this forum that is why i like it so much for all the help and support, Today the monty got new tires i went with 235/85r16 tires load range E Firestone Trnsforce HT tires. i have these tires on my 2008 F 250 whtn i bought it and the tires handle well on the tv so with advice from others on this forum she got 4 new tires. plus the are balnanced 2 installed today 2 more tomorrow and then were ready to roll. Also today i am placing and order for the TST 507 tire monitoring system with flow thru sensors.they will be installed on all 4 new tires also. i feel better about the ride now with tires and sensors. now come on SPRING. thanks all for the advice.
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Old 01-11-2014, 01:50 PM   #2
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Sounds like you have it all under control, you will be happy with the TST 507 system as well and hopefully will get many trouble free miles.

When making decisions on the purchase of replacement tires it is wise to consider all points of view, to thoughtfully weigh information that is presented containing third party evaluation, and to not discount any information because someone says it is bunk. Most importantly you should know the weight your tires will be required to carry, and you should consider some factor for additional load as your DW and yourself add those things you just cannot do without.


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Old 01-11-2014, 02:04 PM   #3
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You should be happy with both of those choices.
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Old 01-11-2014, 09:02 PM   #4
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Good job for improving the confidence for your Monty, but what about the spare? It's always good to have confidence in a good spare, too. You hate to have to use it, but it does happen?
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Old 01-12-2014, 04:31 AM   #5
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Old 01-12-2014, 04:33 AM   #6
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Dale,

You have made a very wise choice. You will definitely be well pleased with the TST 507. I am so grateful to Ed and all the others help to give me great first hand info so I could make a good and safe choice for me.

Happy rving to you!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 01-12-2014, 04:38 AM   #7
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Congrats on the new tires. On my '14 I kept the OEM Marathon for a spare. Figured it could get me to a tire shop if need be.

I might suggest you call TST and ask about valve stems. I believe they recommend solid steel stems with the flow thru sensors. The rubber/brass HP ones are OK for the 507RV ones.

I went with the 507RV non flow thru. It takes the same amount of time to remove the sensor as it does to remove a valve stem cap.

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